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Academic language for English language learners and struggling readers : how to help students succeed across content areas /

"This comprehensive and readable text by Yvonne and David Freeman (authors of Essential Linguistics) synthesizes recent demographic data on the kinds of English language learners and struggling readers who attend middle and high schools in increasing numbers. They flesh out the statistics with... Full description

Main Author: Freeman, Yvonne S.
Other Authors: Freeman, David E.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, 2009
Contents: Understanding who needs academic language -- Distinguishing between academic and conversational language -- Making sense of the academic registers of schooling -- Coping with academic texts and textbooks -- Supporting academic writing at the paragraph and sentence levels -- Developing academic vocabulary and writing content and language objectives -- Teaching academic language and subject-area content.
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